More than half of the people in England are overweight or obese. This includes 61.9% of adults and 28% of children. This statistic could decrease significantly with an engaged understanding of the importance of healthy eating.
This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand those health issues and how to control and manage a healthy diet.
A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and fitness, this is also beneficial for general knowledge.
Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.
- Place of study: Learn from home
- Type of course: Online distance learning course with no exams
- Course duration: An average of 5 hours.
Full tutor and customer service support will be provided throughout the course.
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Section 1: Diet and Health
In this section, the learner will understand the meaning of the word diet, what a healthy diet is and how to have a balanced diet. This covers topics such as, energy and its sources, lifestyle diseases and obesity and salts.
Section 2: Components of a Healthy Diet
Learners will be able to identify different food groups, understand a balanced diet and how to keep the body healthy.
Section 3: Nutrients and their Role in Maintaining Health
Learners will identify the importance of nutrients, fluids and fibre and understand their role in maintaining good health.
Section 4: Healthy Food Preparation
In this section, learners will cover the key elements of food preparation and understand about planning a healthy meal.
Section 5: Food Safety Awareness
This section will introduce the learner to food safety and will help them understand about personal hygiene, cleaning and contamination.